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A Test of empathy-altruism hypothesis versus the simultaneous egoism hypothesis
Two classes of motives are suggested for why we help others as a result of feeling emphatic concern. The empathy-altruism hypothesis (EAH) states that feeling empathic concern for a person in need produces altruistic ...
Promotion of other-oriented behavior towards a target with dementia : using perspective taking to enhance empathy and reduce pity
The population of individuals with dementia is expected to increase in the future. Thus, discovering the antecedents of willingness to help those with dementia is of current concern. In the present study, participants ...
The impact of perspective taking on the relationship between narcissism and affective empathy
The current study aimed to conceptually replicate a study conducted by Hepper, Hart, and Sedikides (2014) that examined the impact of a perspective taking manipulation on the relationship between narcissism and affective ...